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Mt. Kailash Tour

Mt. Kailash Tour

  • Nepal
  • Strenuous
Mt. Kailash tour is amazing and challenging trip to the holy lake Manasarovar and Holy Mt.Kailash in Tibet.Mount kailash and Manasarovar Lake are the spectacular desnation for pilgrim & adventure travellers. This is a very remote part of Tibet ,that is reachable after four days of continuous drive across the vast Tibetan plateau or after a week of interesting trek from Simikot in western Nepal.
At the end of the drive we reach a extremely beautiful turquoise lake with the floating swans and a spectacular mount Kailash view .For hindus Mt Kailash is belive the abode of Lord Shiva . Manasarovar Lake and Mt Kailash has relogious significance for Hindus and Buddhists.Four great rivers originate from Lake manasarovar – the Indus , Karnali, Bramhaputra and the Sutlej.

Mt Kailash has 6741 m hight and a mountain where has four sheer walls and snow capped top .The 53 km periphery is the trail for circumambulation around this holy mountain and takes 3 day for Kora starts at Darchen. After the Kora we drive back to Kathmandu or head for Lhasa for the extended Tibet tour.

Trip Itinerary

Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Welcome to Kathmandu Kathmandu
Day 2 Explore Kathmandu Kathmandu
Day 3 Fly to Lhasa, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel (3660m.) Lhasa
Day 4 Sightseeing tour in Lhasa Lhasa
Day 5 Sightseeing tour in Lhasa Lhasa
Day 6 Free day in Lhasa. Lhasa
Day 7 Drive to Gyantse (3950m.). 260 km Gyantse
Day 8 Drive to Shigatse (3900m.) 90 km. Shigatse
Day 9 Drive to Lhatse (4050m.) 150 km. Lhatse
Day 10 Drive to Sasang 122 km. Sasang
Day 11 Drive to Tsochen 355 km. Tsochen
Day 12 Drive to Gertse 268 km. Gertse
Day 13 Drive to Gakyi 373 km. Gakyi
Day 14 Drive to Shiquanhe 112 km. Shiquanhe
Day 15 Drive to Tsada 295 km. Tsada
Day 16 Excursion Guge Kingdom (Tholing & Tsaparang). Guge Kingdom
Day 17 Drive to Tarboche Tarboche
Day 18 Saga Dawa Festival at Tarboche. Tarboche
Day 19 Trek to Dira Puk. Dira Puk
Day 20 Trek to Zutul Puk (4790m). Zutul Puk
Day 21 Trek to Darchen (4560m.), drive to Lake Manasarovar (4560m.) 35km Darchen
Day 22 Drive to Paryang (4750m.) 270 km. Paryang
Day 23 Drive to Saga(4699m.) 255km. Saga
Day 24 Drive to Nyalam 250 km. Nyalam
Day 25 Drive to Kathmandu (1400m.) 180 km. Kathmandu
Day 26 Kathmandu Free Kathmandu
Day 27 Last minute, transfer to airport then onward journey  

Note: If above itinerary couldn't meet your needs, we can design a tailor-made itinerary to suit your needs. It is also possible to combine with some other activities such as Tibet tours, Bhutan tours, and Jungle safari in Nepal.
Trip Date & Cost


Cost Includes
  • The entire airport picks up and drops
  • Standard hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • Necessary flights from Kathmandu to Pohkara return trips or one way
  • Annapurna Conservation fee with trekking permit
  • Tims card (trekking information management system card)
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking period
  • Accommodation (Teahouse) during the trekking period
  • English speaking guide and highly experienced staffs
  • Staffs food, clothing, salary and their insurance
  • All necessary grounded transportation
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Welcome and fare well dinner in Kathmandu serve by Ram Kumar.
  • Our service charges with VAT and Local / Government Taxes

Cost Excludes
  • Sightseeing or any extra activities except the above program
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Bar bill and all kind of drinks
  • Rescue & Evacuation
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff
Equipment for this trip.

The following gives you a general idea of the trekking equipment and clothing needed for this trek.

This is a porter-supported trek. Two clients share one porter. We will supply you a trek duffel bag where you keep your heavy items and this bag is carried by the porter. You will need to bring your own daypack to be carried by you. In the daypack, you can put money, important documents, water bottle/bladder, camera, toiletries, sunscreen, notebook, etc.

The weight limit for the porter is 30 kg or 66 pounds. 15 kg or 33 pounds for each client. So, we recommend you to pack as carefully as you can and not exceed the weight limit. You can leave your non-trekking stuff at the locker facility in the Kathmandu hotel.

  • 4-season sleeping bag 
  • Duffel bag
  • Daypack
  • Down jacket (Must have for mornings, nights and evenings, and for altitudes above 4,000 m; We can provide it if you need one but has to be returned after the trek.)
Upper Body - Head / Ears / Eyes
  • Sun hat 
  • Wool or synthetic hat that cover the ears
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Headlamp
  • Neck warmer
  • Liner gloves
  • Heavier shell gloves
Core Body
  • T-shirts
  • Lightweight expedition thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Water/windproof shell jacket (Preferably breathable fabric)
  • Synthetic sports bras (For women)
Lower Body – Legs
  • Lightweight expedition thermal bottoms
  • Nylon hiking shorts
  • Soft shell and hard shell trekking pants
  • Water/windproof trousers
  • Casual pants
  • Liner socks
  • Heavyweight socks
  • Waterproof hiking/trekking boots
  • Light shoes/sneakers/sandals
  • Gaiters (For monsoon and winter)
Medicines and First Aid Kits

(Please note our guide will carry the first-aid kit bag during the trek. However we still recommend you to bring your personalized first-aid kit as well.)

  • Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude related headaches
  • Ibuprofen for general aches and pains
  • Immodium or Pepto Bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea
  • Diamox (commonly prescribed as Acetazolamide) 125 or 250mg tablets for altitude sickness
  • Anti-infection ointments
  • Band-aids
  • Lip balm (At least SPF 20)
  • Sunscreen (SPF 40)
Miscellaneous, but Important!
  • Passport and extra passport photos (3 copies)
  • Airline ticket (Please make a copy and leave one at our office in Kathmandu just in case if you need to change the date of your flight.)
  • Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport
  • Water bottle/bladder
  • Water purification Iodine tablets
  • Toiletry kit (Be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.)
  • Adjustable trekking poles
  • Favorite snack foods (No more than 2 pounds)
  • Paperback books, cards, mp3 player
  • Binoculars
  • Cameras (Memory cards, chargers and also batteries)
  • Pee bottle for men and pee funnel for woman

This list is only a guide. While you are required to bring everything on this list, there are numerous options, brands, and versions of each piece of equipment. Use your experience and the listed features to find the best gear for you. Some of the above equipment can be easily found in stores in Kathmandu for cheaper prices.

Note: Tight fitting, figure-hugging clothing such as those made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals, especially to women. If you find these items comfortable as a base layer, please pack something to wear on top of them.

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  • Trip Rating
  • Trip Duration27 days
  • Min. PriceContact us
  • Max. Altitude
  • Trip GradeStrenuous
  • Group Size1 - 20
  • Best TimeSpring & Autumn
  • Daily Walking4 - 6 hours
  • AccommodationLodge
Mt. Kailash Tour